Welcome to rv8.ch!

This little site will document the progress on the building of our Van’s RV8 experimental aircraft. We will load lots of images, tips, tricks and techniques that we learn ourselves and from others on the net.


Danny King's RV8 Beautiful Doll

Danny King’s RV8 Beautiful Doll

01 Mar Boost control wastegate

The supercharger needs some method of boost control. Originally, this was going to be electronic, but for a variety of reasons we're going with a manual boost control, or wastegate. The boost control will be next...

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04 Feb Glareshield Edging

Got this from Kevin Horton, originally posted by RV-6 builder Mark Nielsen: ============================== For my glareshield, I mounted a piece of 3/8" soft aluminum tubing (same as fuel line) along the aft edge of the glareshield. I cut...

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02 Feb Visit to Mistral Engines

Yesterday, Feb 1 2006, I spent the afternoon at Mistral Engines in Geneva. Mistral is developing a family of rotary aviation engines for the certified and experimental markets. They have completed development on the 2-rotor normally...

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